Trump Signs Humanitarian Aid Package to Bolster Migrant Care

Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more.

  • Published 1 July 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at holding facilities and to make it easier for lawmakers to make snap visits. The White House had threated to veto the legislation on grounds that it would hamstring… Read at AP News